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Imaging with single-dimension kinoform lenses
Author(s): Aaron Stein; James M. Ablett; Kenneth Evans-Lutterodt; Ashley Taylor; Fred Klemens; Avi Kornblit; Sean Polvino
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Paper Abstract

Kinoform lenses avoid the absorption losses from a comparable refractive lens by removing all material causing redundant 2π phase shifts. Such optics allow high resolution imaging with a theoretical 94% focusing efficiency. While fabrication of kinoform lenses for two-dimensional focusing is difficult, standard lithographic processes can be utilized to fabricate optics in silicon which produce a line focus. By putting two single-dimension kinoform lenses in a crossed-pair arrangement, a two-dimensional spot is achieved. First attempts at imaging with a crossed pair of kinoform lenses are presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 4 November 2004
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 5539, Design and Microfabrication of Novel X-Ray Optics II, (4 November 2004); doi: 10.1117/12.560307
Show Author Affiliations
Aaron Stein, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
James M. Ablett, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Kenneth Evans-Lutterodt, Brookhaven National Lab. (United States)
Ashley Taylor, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Fred Klemens, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Avi Kornblit, Lucent Technologies (United States)
Sean Polvino, Columbia Univ. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 5539:
Design and Microfabrication of Novel X-Ray Optics II
Anatoly A. Snigirev; Derrick C. Mancini, Editor(s)

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